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Maquoketa Sentinel (Newspaper) - February 19, 1857, Maquoketa, Iowa VOL m THURSDA W C SWIGART eui ttu Post Office Building TERMS PER TEAU It paid in Within Three Months After Six ARer Twelve Months to enable sub to avail themselves of the advance terms i i 75 2 00 2 50 3 00 the above terms will be strictly adhered to i nil cases 4 tST To insure u discontinuance at the end of the all must be and to that effect of no responsible subscriber will be due same are for by note op at the option bf the ADVERTISING One square 12 lines or less one insertion Each subsequent insertion i Three Sis One fourth of a column year Third of a Half a column i 00 so 4 00 6 00 10 00 15 00 20 00 25 00 40 00 Professional 10 lines or less inserted 5n the Directory one year for JG 00 there 13 made and the is not marked on the advertise at the time they are handed m for publication they wilt iii until ordered but ed by ADAM GEBERT WHOLESALE aud dealer in Drv Groceries Ac S 1S07 V O ALLEN MD f VICE over 5Ir Main Street Maquoketa loua JAMES A SMITH of the Door JL and Blind All Oldera a distance TO THE MUSIC UNION i i I i NO 36 Eor the Sentinel MUSIC the choicest gift Ordained of God to mail is given To bliss And rai Music lohim whom grace is given Uy him who sits enthroned in heaven It elevates the mind When we celestial joys can find Music ori it I love to dwell In love to God in praises tell 0 may heart ui tune be found Like perfect chords But those whose joys are all on earth Convert the solemn to mirth And show how differently they feel joys on tiptoe heel f But soon will close on earth Forage or death will close Then how they must feel joys are closed on tiptoe heel CLIMATE Every winter is the coldest every summer is the hottest and every hard storm to judge only yet by others will fiot that this will rank pretty well witb the stormy and been atmospheres And Fourier np the changes to and eternal that at some the north hoi only te but tlie of that centre the good tim the greatness and goodness of would gather as formerly it did about the cold Which we red the earth its relative the so I ar system and the vari ety of its as are ac say upon laws there Would appear to be no occasion for groat changes from year to year or for any chance tury to another But the history of tho world a contrary fact It shows that regions balmy and genial in a lapse of years become the of i winter and the home bleakness the the rhost inviting lands v na o lands now boast of their orange of philosophers fa nothing have e nee Ve Sy rimi es and no th po I a and for a of cup at polos which is f unvarying the ancient and about where place their opening for the aurora borealis iis Merton of Dr found the open waters of along whose margin he groves and spring time MAQUOKETA Jan 14 1857 Fellow Citizens The annual meeting of the Jackson Co Agricultural Horticultural pursuant to notice in W and was called id order jy the President j On motion The proceedings of year were read when it appeared there was in the dollars for tlie operation On motion The following officers were J HOLLISTER M D PHYSICIAN AND 3d D A FLETCHER ATLAW W OT A R Y P WILL to all business entrusted to him with fidelity and iit paid Ip examination of Titles jf debts Ice 1ST No 3 Block Sd floor up th Iowa VAN SLYCK HOUSE V Corner 31iu Streets IOWA VAN Proprietor has recently changed hands null a resort and home for strangers into the Western World leave the North 1 West WILLIAM C SWIGART AGENT will attend promptly to the sale of Real Estate Farms C1 lands lots kc for sale Nu charge beyond centime fees until the property is disposed of DR P H GRIFFIN ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN SURGEON offers his professional servic IM to tbe and country Dr G professes the trite principles ol by means of he flatters him selt enabled to treat all classes of diseases success fully and acute Main street DR GEO MURRAY HATING located in county Iowa tenders liis professional to the citizens both of town and country after ten years of a and successful practice in to be able to give reason able satisfaction in Iowa Office and Residence on Street iu the new building of E B Clan cys 34yl W P MONTGOMERY AT 1AW BE CONSULTED at his office his West och A M to 4 oclock P M and from 7 to 9 oclock P SI of each day Professional business will receive pro npt and efficient attention Accent for Insurance Company Com of Deeds for the State of York dud Public M R SHADLEY COUNSELLOR AT LAW and Justice of the Peace Particular attention will be pren to collecting conveyancing in Union 32 J BERRY OF TIIE PEACE and Notary Public at present in sto Business line of tho Draft ing of Contracts Howls Wills ftc will te promptly attended from course of prsc profession at the East lie trusts be be able to properly all such as may be entrusted to him S D T LYMAN ENERAL Dealers in and Domestic Dry Goods Boots and Shoes Hats and Caps Gro ceries Clothin Ac ftc ann flats and Caps Hardware lery nl DR J C MATTESON of the Nem YorL 1JG made tins his permanent residence of JJL fers his professional services to the citizens of and vicinity and respectfully solicits a Share of their patronage Office at the Hotel Dec 21 ISM J W JENKINS A AT Jackson orV Iowa rrATT I F E BES I T S attention will be to procur ing applicants mav be en nailer too late Bounty Land Office in Mitchells Uriel Block upstairs nl E CO in ic ic OR C HAZEN HAVING in would lender bis professional services to ail who him with a call Office at his resi dence North Main street WHOLESALE and Dealer in Drv Goods Groceries B cots and Shoes Readr Made Clothing Sy marries happily elected fcr the present year Vice President W Currant second Yico Presi dent C ShaW Treasurer JK Millard Directors G Y Arnold N Ciane Cl Lamson S L Eddy Thomas JV Davis M Godard TE Sb Vosburg E Dorr D SFarr Asa i lunzy On The meeting adjourned to the 4th of March next for tho meeting of the officers And it is hoped and that every officer will make his arrangements to be sure and attend the meeting as business of importance is to ba transacted it is that the citizens ral and especially the farmers will take a deeper interest iu our Agricultural and Horticultural Society much are accustomed to look upon as the cra dle of cold and this home of and most evident is it that at some of the globe whether before or not we willnot suggests the of the Arctic regions must have been much high er Kane a true are to be found the remains of animals and plants and formation only within the tropics The seal the walrus the white i bear frees and the moss were not then found there But there of huge trees or there could ha no coal beds now The rhinoceros must have lived there or his fossil remains have been found j in Siberia The bin elephant must haye cropped the valleys the reindeers bound over the imperishable snows or their bones would not ed upon the shores of the Arctic seas and upon the Lenn and Asia The Bay bear the impressi of plants found Florida andin are the traces of the coral insects up the tlie torrid zone and cannot live water ter the Norway navigators canie over to Greenland the hills covered and vales flowered in the andj they called ft Greenland winter reigns over most of it and but days of are given to its whole year Dr Kane cold had this winter but heaven pity the poor the cold uor the extreme the winter brings to From the Tlie matrimonial of received Oia mail a neighboring village request to publish it of so faias we are posted and we of female vengeance oii reprobate This is designed world and the rest of William my husband and board wilhout cause or the passed by before he lot iii Scott near and uie in a the Froin The Island say that if they send they sure was off all I possessed after selling my mah and child ho located in tex ho is now ranting with the off from top ip toe in broad bought with hiy and forlorn and Parlier is about sixty r of age low in heavy bald makes n wretched attempt tobc polite and agreeable and a countenance base to convict the Dear sir you will do Justice to 1 1 ta by publishing tlie above and The Chicago have got a doing own which is Well sot forth in Uie sub joined article from the Times of Tlie prevalence and other dodges is calculated to distrust in the of country merchant if not speedily will work to the city Chicago in fact is become notorious dealing customers Unfavorable comparisons arc drawn between it and St to skinned sent to St Louis are filled same rates the individual going then himself of Chicago well acquainted iii both recently that the tone of mar honor was higher in St Louis than in Chicago We Expected to see some measures taken in tho legislature for altering the by the Times wbich would deprive the sharks of their but as yet been done The Times after a liminary remarks goes oil to But there ia a law in this State and just law too which draws a between debts niu debts incurred of a system dling The reads lows If any person by false representation of bis wealth or mer and connections person any valuable thing or if nny cause or procure others do of wealth or char by upon any per son or obtain credit and fraudulently goods or any thing every such offender shall a andron conviction be sentenced to return the property so bo lone and e lars nnd not exceeding iil six the case i wus examined anil the was held to bail upon his own Just of holding a swin dler who had obtained credit upon the false representation of being io pay to bail on his own recognizance Isit not transparent if This man does not pay D 15 Cookc Co debt the rst time he sots foot What fe Hie charge of an nor goods pends upon it and were a society by the actions of Solicit them to become members hibit their stock and products or mechanical arts or what not and tie very interesting reply is I have nothing to ex hibit And as a general it is our farmers who are so unwilling to of the earth nourished of a society that does more the most luxuriant profusion They them than any other class of it Vineland from the abundance of What is the reason of bearing vines and represent it to the part of so f f t very similar to the south of Y cl zeus vine Since that time New belter their as through this lands shores have become instrumentality it cau be and cerble and her Plymouth rocks more dreary j I For marying is its up Ui i The same bas been of jy pathway with now lower down was visited by the Pilgrims Fathers seamen from the north of Europe had law has up a practice of catching up any delinquent who may Chicago and by criminal process to Uib of civil debts By means of a species of sharp though not over h bte prepare al alleging that A B of county on a certain day debt with O D himself to be doing good business and th a t p ii t li e a of such rep obtained lie has paid Upon A G is arrested HI is th debt oigo a trial for swin dling n day passes without one Or more arrests on as above the e in no way desire io obstruct the i vu gland Butthe way old Dill has made me wretched is i V sin to I feel likea the north wind I retched forlorn sad and January lath 185T of thelaw can reach tainly no one with any knowledge of the past can deny Our Agricultural papers are teeming with the most important news and yet how few of our Farmers ever take one and even those that do scarcely ever put the experiments into operation but go on in the old run ning over tne ground and cultivate weeds far better than their crop soiling has been proven here in our the and icebound and none can say what will be the climate of the country ten centuries or a hundred centuries hence Wo see some instances where this has been reversed and lands have grown war mer and we have the written testimony of civilized men to prove it The old Latin writers bear ample testimony of the cold winters of Italy in tbe days of the power and domination of old Rome time in the same furrow or twice in place amply paid him for his plow and labor This is very evident for the deeper we plow and the nearer we approach to sci gardening the better will bethe crops The great trouble with our far mers is they try to cultivate to much and the same with stock they keep to many and do not nay scarcely them Now experience teaches us that this is not the way to carry on any business whatever then why follow it Oh Ies it is as tho old saying is Father use to and so do I But before closing permit me Fellow Citizens again to urge upon you the necessity of a more correct system of operation acd exper is before us not adopt it Let us try and best agricultural Fair here this year in the State Then come up lo the work and my word for it we stall be amply paid for our time and trouble Excuse few thoughts by Who can cura the gout or tho disease of the heart Nobody O you tell me the doctors cure I grant you peo ple are cured are they cured Gentlemen nature does a great Doctors do devilish they dont do harm Let me tell you what I did when I was the head cian at the and some 3OOCTor4 000 patients passed th rough my hands every year li divided the patients into two classes with followed the dis and gave the usual medicines crossed whenever they pleased And without having the least idea or wine froze in the vats the elij to the other I gave bread pills and colored Subj They speak of extreme cold in that now Even the Tiber during the soil and by one writer on hid experiments Roman he tho first fr i the ice on tto rTer was the he considered the first four acres ha double t plowed that is run the plow ihe second i LUO crossed whenever n A Nut lor tbe Doctors One of the Trench phy says is a great humbug This man is Magen treatises are regarded as stnn dard works the world over and yet he saya about medicine know know anything about itIn one of his lectures ho asks accepting them Respectfully D W SHAW Sec you see a smali waist think how great a waste of health it represents Transported for man who mate is now one of the most charming known to man Such a the freez ing of her rivers las not been witnessed for centuries explain these can uncover the fountains Tof reveal her bidden laws It tis not ed yet whether we have an open and if so what affect its warm waters may have It is not known how much the internal heat of tho globe may have affected its crust Nobody has tod u if electricity may have come in for its share of influence Some of the learned have suggested that when the earth cool ed off and from the liquid formed into the solid lands it to cool at the poles and first inhabited and gradually as tho crust thickened and it grow colder there was a tendency of population to the equator This opens amost dismal future for same law continues we shall all freeze up in time It were better tosay that the earth roll water without of course letting them know anything about ly gentlemen I would create a third di vission to er These last would feel ueg sick people always feel neglected unless they nre well P and they would irritate themselves unti they really got sick but nature invariably came to the rescue and all persons in this third class got well There was litile mor among those who received but bread pills and colored water and the morality was greatest among those who were care fully drugged according to the LOOK OUT FOB week four men registered their names al the as B Sperry J T ley Geo T and they hung up a poster at the hotel signed Reynolds i Phillips stating that they could ride drive or work any horse that could be produced in from six to it fall and tall heavily upon them Tlie commercial community have tho right to demand that persons who attempt cr succeed in swindling them shall be brought to justice Dut before a merchant hiis the invoke the lau we hare quoted lie must make mind that the person he is to ac cuse is lie contemplation of thelaw he must remember also that with his goods the law is not sat but the swindler must be otherwise punished In short he must remember that was not designed npr intend ed to aid in the collection of bad or cdcs debts but to punish criminals Wo think the merchants of Chicago owe it lo themselves and to the credit this city to frown all attempts on the part of one to make a trap for debtors If every changing the the frigid zones for ba danger of its playing the same antics flood or lightening are preferable to slow lion John Cleves Symmes who was as brave as Dr Kane and had something of the same idea that and others cherished of an unfrozen sea north of all explorations with warm lands stocked with thrifty and animals if not man declared the world was hollow and inhabitable on the inside and if that true the extreme north might have i relation to the treatment of the books for sale on the new pupils etc etc A few two of them left ihe hotel and the succeeding evening the others fol lowed in great haste neither of them ta king the public conveyances They had only one or two carpel bags among them all Since they have left some four or five horses are missing Owners of horses and others in adjoin ing towns may be visited by these wor Keokuk Times delinquent creditor wbo comes to Chica go whether his delinquency Chi cago merchants or to men jn other cities is to be on his arrival here forced to go to jail or pay all he owes will soon have an abroad That actual swin are sometimes arrested we have no doubt hiit that in n majority of cases this process is merely to terrify a man into old debt is proved by the fact that but of the hundreds of arrests made in such cases within the last year not one case has ever como before the court The man who steals a horse if captur ed is sent on to trial convicted and sen though the thief may offer the owner the value of the horse or make ac tuai restitution of tho property yet thai not avail him The man guilty of statute of tins State does not purge himself of the crime by paying the debt any more than tlie horse thief by of the property And magistrates have no right to dismiss a man charged with swindling because whether innocent or guilty he pays the debt with which he is charged lie should bo sent on for trial The law requires it If A B swindles C D out of a quantity of merchandize and C U succeeds in capturing him what has 3D upon receiving back of iis to turn A B loose upon other merchants to defraud them Justice towards his mercantile brethren requires that he should prosecute the swin dler and make an example of him A case occurred a few days ago strongly of extent to his abuse has been pushed A man n one of the country towns of this State vas arrested upon the complaint of O jOok it Co be arrested Chicago linr but criminal prosecution to enable U J Co to recover a debt If ho pay the debt bo will satisfi fie peace and dignity of D k Co and the tho people lieen bo to slide The whole AVo inquired of tho Irate tlie name of the man who swindled D B Cooko Co it was refused us this refusal based on the ground the was respectable citizen V at home and him W respect motives of the we insist the idea of a being 6jiy by the with which tlie swindlers rep illation Cooke 06 men cond fee in citizen with par all other have tht right that tlie respectable citizen mid made known bulore ho tin garb of others And if is not a swindler but a man through spine is unable 16 pay his debts has been arrested upon i an i unjust then all respectable citizens in Chicago ant iu all other places have a right how unjustly a bee pursued by D IS Cooko Co or other resorts to the law lo enforce bad debts The Mission of a room of mil Principal Commercial editor and reading description la cutin the the refunded yas man with nine or ten setts of pincers and fortyeight different gas burners The gaap every body to what he wants a great valuable inveii will 3iivega3atid in pockets of the people Goes on to tea the burners one after another swears editor raises his voice calls off his figures editor ers with a mixed delight of economy a nil wonder After stopping all editorial operations tor an hour gas obtains the insertion ofan article which dollar or two to put into tlie of the and the use of the HL oil to victim ze some other editor One of the editors before man timidly asks good insertion of the article is going to proprieties of the paper when ho is informed that newspapers owners to work for the and that the greater ihe benefit to some one else they should be willing to suffer and pay ibis view of the case and bows the oas man out llero individual and the lowing conversation takes place in to get you to make a notice of a very valuable I have in check strap to the back of harnesses to horses from running away seu how simple a thing it is and ily that a can drive most spirited horse without any folio the of run away with it meins of valuable lives and f you will only favorable notice n your valuable I can make mon ey out of it Well my friend our and no doubt you think yon have what consider a public benefit still we cannot devote our services and space with out an equivalent we must hive pay for Well thats strange thought newspapers got np for tho and that it the duty of editors the valuable inventions md improvements else how will the world J benefited by genius and science Now are in to five benefit of all the improve ments that are going on It is of more than one half of all tho polit cnl you put in paper Stranger goes off in a hull and editor returns to his Imin of ideas which in nosi cases in of misplaced has run off tbe tract And this occurs twenty times a week under the mistaken idea that paper ran Sep and time arc volumes or fortyfive housand setts of Kanes expedition have by Messrs Child Peterson the average six dollars per et make the snur little sum f 6270000 to the vast amount in tiie jam agents avc frequently to fro in 0110 lpS tO f rtc Jipck Com to Hie of Commeree The your np at u of of St held at the to that pany with a skillful iho bridge to ascertain tho of bridge is to the free navigation of iii tho du ties devolving on state that wo of import than what two or three cities or towns may be benefited or injured by building railroad Bridges across sup p o r t ed by pi ers th a up tii o oh aim ef rather we assume the the are entitled to the free navigation of the great natural thro ugh fa res of the country by or governed by ed motives in arriving at thie the bridge at Rock with its great assert bat experiment J i i i i t m Li at the Mississippi is tlie tho far distan I basins of sippi and Minnesota valleys rind tho At lakes of keepin reat coni bo obvious to the the of wiff exceed of to poils of tho world of bo allowed to great 5 land sea it occasioned rtie rapids in ten It cargoes and exceed ed dollars and iri jof where never had experienced the erection bridge Your commit tee Was informed by n in of tiia bridle that ont of between the 1 piers ken destroyed he saw rafts in one forenoon Your committee o diagram accompanying Mr engineer 6ti will the bridge ia by of which thewa ter at the lowest stage jll also see tlie river is very narrow its is built ami all the f water is compressed into a naf tow space and by observing of tho water you will 110 built across the angle of The pier on which tho draw revolves is iii the md quartering across it il kind of funnel in connection with Ulio iers and the water when through at tho rate of ten or miles per The or boats to pass through is only vido made by tho diagonal to partially sideways to being forced on the When the wind blows strong across tho can neither The long pier has increased tho narrow chute that aboat that is adapted of er has not to force herself through there being a fail of the of long pier with dragging all the ime across the of that Company haVe failed to with the terms of charter them by the State of Illinois required them to build itin such a nanner as notto materially interfere witK tho free navigation of the river j o fact could be better than the company have almost np the channel o I tai li ed no eh ar ter and li a ye no sh ado w of the plea of expediency the stretching and barrier the river before they would report ely l a bridge if a bridge piers vas the only kind of one that could have there but such is not the case or it is known to al I that when is located is one of tlie most prac on the Mississippi for ion bridge And it seems to your corn that Company have hown a great disregard to tho thers building their cheap ridge when they were informed by their Contractor and others that they were blocking np lite channel Tt is the opin ion of your where th case comes to trial that itcan bo clearl established that the bridge an T as amounts to n aivi T i i esto their business rein Minnesota 01000000 acres of c port ibe will order the aanie to bo aba F deem ii necessary time to make a fiil xt port of iJI to tho mat 15th niu state s auti hat s getting goods on credit and T f uini will nait the S ir survey of she bridge 1 ir have laid for tli f tor them He was taken before ato aud intercept thorn f
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